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ST3 (Stomach 3) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Juliao
English Name: Big Bone

Location: Directly below the pupil, at the level of the lower border of ala nasi, on the lateral side of the nasolabial groove.

Nature:

Point of Yang Heel Vessel.

Functions:

Expels wind, removes obstructions from the channel, relieves swellings.

Indications:

Facial paralysis, twitching of eyelids, epistaxis, toothache, swelling of lips and cheek.

References:

The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Stomach channel:

(ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5, ST6, ST7, ST8, ST9, ST10, ST11, ST12, ST13, ST14, ST15, ST16, ST17, ST18, ST19, ST20, ST21, ST22, ST23, ST24, ST25, ST26, ST27, ST28, ST29, ST30, ST31, ST32, ST33, ST34, ST35, ST36, ST37, ST38, ST39, ST40, ST41, ST42, ST43, ST44, ST45)

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